Fri March 09, 2012 By: Neha Singh

what is meaning of diploid and hiploid cells?

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Fri March 09, 2012
A diploid cell is a cell that contains two sets of chromosomes. One set of chromosomes is donated from each parent. The somatic cells are diploid.
A haploid cell is a cell that contains one complete set of chromosomes. Gametes are haploid cells that are produced by meiosis. 
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